This programme covers formal methods as well as object-oriented programming. You will enhance your skills in software modelling, design, development, and testing, with opportunities to study specialist subjects such as:
- cloud and mobile applications
- critical systems
- data mining
- intelligent agents
- model checking
- user experience
You will undertake both a major project and a dissertation, which will give you the opportunity to integrate the material covered in the taught modules.
View the 2019/20 programme specification document for this course
View the 2020/21 programme specification document for this course
One year, full-time.
The programme has been designed to maximise student choice by allowing you to tailor the structure to suit your own interests. You can choose areas that reflect your personal interests and work on an individual project. You will however, also take a number of compulsory modules to ensure you are exposed to key topics in all areas.
You can apply for the programme through the University of Southampton's online postgraduate application system. Visit our how to apply pages for more information. Please note that we belong to the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering (FPSE).
The deadline for new applications to this course is 31 July each year.
Southampton University has pioneered many of the most important advances in computer science and web technology of the past 10 years
We are in the top 10% in the UK for the volume and quality of our Computer Science research (REF 2014)
100% of our Computer Science research impact is world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014)
Southampton is ranked in the top 100 universities for Computer Science in the 2018 QS World Rankings, and top 10 in the UK
We are in the UK top ten for Computer Sciences (Guardian University Guide, 2019)
Southampton is a University Partner of The Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence
We are recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research by the UK Government and our academics have played a leading role in establishing a European Data Science Academy